Category: 1937

The dress of the Arabs. Affluent class. Pictorial work.

Arabian, costumes, dress, aba, kubiyah, sakal

The name Arab originally was reserved for the nomad tribes east of Palestine and in the Syro-Arabian desert, but today it is generally used for most of the surviving Semitic peoples who, in addition to living in Arabia, are to be found in Mesopotamia, North Africa, the western shores of the Red Sea, and the eastern shores of the Persian Gulf.

The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)

From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)

Literature

Couture: then and now Clothes define people. A person's clothing, whether it's a sari, kimono, or business suit, is an essential key to his or her culture, class, personality, or even religion. The Kyoto Costume Institute recognizes the importance of understanding clothing sociologically, historically, and artistically.


Romania. Female Hairstyles of Hunedoara, Transylvania.

Hairstyle, Hunedoara, Romanian, Transylvania, Peasant, Folk, Costume, Cantemir,

Romania Hairstyles of Hunedoara, Transylvania. (Pieptănătură din Huniedoara. Transilvania.) Source: Romanian Folk Costumes.Portul popular romanesc by Alexandrina Enachescu Cantemir. Editeur: Prof. Dimitrie Gusti. Published: Scrisul Romanesc, S.A., Craiova 1937. Related… Read More

The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)

From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)